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Eastern Kentucky city to host dedication ceremony for new statues

The ceremony is for several new statues, including two Roman deities.

No. 2 Kentucky easily handles Eastern Kentucky 91-49

No. 2 Kentucky scored the game's first 14 points to cruise past Eastern Kentucky 91-49 on Friday night.
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Two Magoffin Co. men dead following an accident

Two men from Eastern Kentucky are dead following an accident in Tennessee Wednesday.

Troubled Kentucky water system to receive grant funding

A county in Eastern Kentucky will receive nearly $4 million in grant funding to support its troubled water system.

Oxycodone trafficking conspiracy linked to eastern Kentucky

Pete Anthony Tyndale was sentenced to 29 years of for conspiring to distribute oxycodone and other drugs, and for money laundering.

KYTC releases details on 100-plus bridge project in eastern Kentucky

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking responses from qualified design-build teams for a major project to replace 102 bridges in eastern and southeastern Kentucky.

Kentucky Power awards grants to teachers and schools

Kentucky Power awarded grants to a dozen eastern Kentucky schools as part of the FIRST robotics program and the Teacher Vision Grant program.
Primary Election

Polls close for primary election in eastern half of Kentucky

Polls have closed in the eastern half of Kentucky in the primary election races for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide offices.

AppHarvest secures $82 million investment to build Eastern Kentucky greenhouse

AppHarvest has announced it has closed an $82 million deal with Equilibrium Capital to build the company’s 60-acre greenhouse in Morehead, Kentucky.

Kentucky regulators want financial assurances for mill

Kentucky regulators are requiring written financial assurances for a proposed aluminum mill in eastern Kentucky.

UK gets $1 million grant to help improve oral health in eastern KY

The grant was awarded to address the high prevalence of oral cancer in Harlan, Letcher and Pike counties in eastern Kentucky,

Ivanka Trump visits eastern Kentucky, touts economy

The daughter of President Donald Trump and an adviser in the White House also touted what she said was a "booming" economy Friday.

Eastern Kentucky to receive more than $3.7 million to combat opioid crisis

The Department of Justice announced it is awarding almost $320 million to combat the opioid crisis in America.
Health Care

Free health care clinics coming to Eastern Kentucky

People in four Eastern Kentucky communities will have access to free health care in mid-June.

Hardwood products producer announces $3.35 million investment in Eastern Kentucky

Powell Valley Millwork will add 20 to 25 full-time jobs thanks to the investment.

Indoor farming company bringing news jobs to Breathitt County

An indoor farming company will invest millions in Breathitt County and create 121 jobs with the construction of a new facility on a reclaimed mine in Jackson.

Bethany Christian Mission celebrates 92 years

The center's role has changed several times over the past 92 years, but the overall mission hasn't.

Weekend rain causes heavy flooding in Eastern Kentucky counties

Heavy rain impacted the community in Hazard over the weekend, covering several roads and flooding homes.
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Study reveals hundreds of black lung cases in Appalachia

A new research letter published in a medical journal details hundreds of cases of black lung disease in the Central Appalachian coalfields.

EKU comes up short at home in 70-67 loss to TN Tech

Colonels can't close out Eagles.

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